Papers of Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor

Scope and Content

Papers collected by Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor, 1575-1940, including records relating to Bangor Local Board of Health and Bangor Borough Council, 1861-1937; Bangor and Arfon Permanent Benefit Building Society records, 1865-1940, including deeds, 1870-1939; John Griffith Jones, auctioneer and valuer, Caernarfon, records, 1884-1902; Richard Pritchard, draper, of Port Dinorwic, records, 1896-1912; wills, 1879-1926; and miscellaneous deeds and documents relating to clients' estates, 1575-1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, were based in Bangor, Caernarfonshire. The firm dealt with estates in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire during the 19th and 20th centuries, and accumulated papers relating to its clients' interests; they included Bangor Local Board of Health, Bangor Borough Council, Bangor and Arfon Permanent Benefit Building Society, established in c.1865 and dissolved in 1939, John Griffith Jones, Auctioneer and Valuer, Caernarfon and Richard Pritchard, draper, of Port Dinorwic,.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Records of solicitor's practice; Bangor Local Board of Health and Borough Council; Caernarfon Borough Council; Bangor and Arfon Permanent Benefit Building Society; John Griffith Jones, Auctioneer and Valuer; Richard Pritchard, Draper; Miscellaneous wills; and Deeds and documents relating to miscellaneous estates.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Papurau Elwyn Jones A'I Gwmni, Gyfreithwyr, Bangor/ Papers of Elwyn Jones and Co., Solicitors, Bangor, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected